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  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Tampa
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Specific questions about gap year activities" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What is the greatest advancement in medicine in the past century?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would your friends say they do NOT like about you? How about your parents?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you want the ADCOMS to know about you?...and what else?...and what else?...and what else?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through AMCAS app and secondary. Made list of common interview questions and possible answers. Read up/watched videos on the US healthcare system and its issues. Did a few practice interviews with random people online (through r/premed reddit page)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Both interviews were conversational and the interviewers was nice. It was emphasized throughout the day that administration is super responsive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of focus on student wellness (they're only mention of it was that they had puppies come in during finals week). Student tour guides seemed less professional than they should be. Interview day was weirdly organized (financial aid session during lunch, curriculum presentation was 1.5 hours, sessions ran over time)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Both interviewers asked at least 1 difficult question. Both interviewers had access to my file, but only 1 interviewer seemed to have examined it beforehand." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews made up for the lackluster student tour and Q&A." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Give more than 10 minutes for the student Q&A session (maybe hold it during lunch instead of doing the financial aid session at that time). There was not enough time in the tour for extra questions." Report Response

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